Channel Vision to Debut Audio Matrix

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Channel Vision will debut an integrated audio matrix that features control over Wi-Fi from a Smartphone, tablet or computer and allows more integration options into other whole house audio systems than previous models. Channel Vision’s A4403 Integrated Audio Matrix includes four inputs and up to 16 output zones. Each input zone features a separate TOSLINK […]

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Atlona Ships First Two HDMI over HDBaseT Extenders with 4K HDCP 2.2

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Atlona told rAVe today they started shipping two new HDMI over HDBaseT signal extender kits for long distance transmission spec’d to handle 4K/UHD capability and HDCP 2.2 copy protection pass-through: The AT-UHD-EX-70C and the AT-UHD-EX-70. Both models were announced earlier this year at ISE 2015 in Amsterdam. Providing 70 meters (230 ft.) of signal extension, the […]

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J. Robert Stuart Named 2015 CEDIA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

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CEDIA has named J. Robert Stuart, co-founder of Meridian Audio Ltd. and Inventor of MQA, as this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Stuart will be recognized at the annual CEDIA Awards Celebration at CEDIA EXPO on October 17, 2015.The CEDIA Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has exhibited outstanding, creative, innovative, and visionary leadership in the growth […]

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SnapAV Releases New Episode Signature 1700T Series Speakers

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SnapAV’s Episode Signature group just released their fanciest speakers to date – the 1700 line. The 1700 series offers architectural in-ceiling, in-wall, surround and soon-to-be released LCR speakers, so each individual customer can build the ultimate movie or music experience. While the in-walls and in-ceilings will transform the way you hear music, the 1700 surround […]

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LynTec Expands RPC Panel Lineup to Support More Circuit Breakers Per Panel

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LynTec today announced it has added three new circuit count panels to its RPC line of remote-control breaker panels. The new panels make it possible for LynTec customers to add more circuits to their designs in the same horizontal wall space to control a greater number of components, as needed.Taking advantage of a change in the National Electrical Code […]

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Google Launches Smart Home Hub Called OnHub

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They say that imitation is the best form of flattery. The new Google OnHub looks, well, almost identical to the Amazon Echo — both are cylindrical towers. Google’s is a Wi-Fi hub that’s designed to be a central controller for everything Google-owned or “approved” that can keep you entertained through your TV (or Android phone […]

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DISH Integrates Hopper DVR With Control Modules for AMX, Crestron, Pro Control and RTI

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DISH has completed the integration of its Hopper DVR with control modules from leading home automation system providers, AMX by HARMAN, Crestron, Pro Control and RTI. This development allows dealers to speed the installation process by leveraging auto-discovery tools that quickly identify the presence of Hopper and Joey receivers within a customer’s home network. In […]

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Tannoy Claims New Retrofit Adapter Kit Cuts Installation Time and Costs

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TANNOY has introduced new CMS & CVS Retrofit Adapter Kits to speed up installation of TANNOY ceiling loudspeakers inside existing back-cans from third party manufacturers or, in other scenarios, utilizing existing ceiling cutouts that were sized for other loudspeakers. By using the Retrofit Kits, installation contractors can change to TANNOY while minimizing additional installation time […]

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James Loudspeaker Expands Mavericks Lineup with MQ84/MQ84A

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James Loudspeaker has announced the addition of the MQ84/MQ84A mid/high frequency modules to their Mavericks home theater lineup. The Mavericks speaker system was specifically developed for home theater applications, delivering what they claim as ultra-wide bandwidth and extremely low distortione. The MQ84/MQ84A is a 4-way loudspeaker available either with a built-in passive crossover (MQ84) or with an optional external […]

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Araknis Networks Intros Commercial-Grade Networking Solution

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Araknis Networks (part of SnapAV) manufacturers IP-enabled AV products that it says are commercial-grade routers, switches, and wireless access points aimed at professional installers of home and pro systems. “For the average installer, networking can seem very intimidating,” says Ayham Ereksousi, Category Manager for Araknis Networks. “In a typical installation, there are multiple devices that require high-speed connectivity – […]

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Bill Skaer Named as 2015 CEDIA Fellow Inductee

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CEDIA has announced that Bill Skaer will be inducted into its prestigious Fellows program, which honors longtime CEDIA members and volunteers who have contributed significantly to the association’s success. “Bill has been a dedicated champion of the industry and CEDIA from the onset,” said Larry Pexton, CEDIA Chairman. “He is widely recognized by his peers and CEDIA staff […]

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#CEDIA15 to Showcase Full Picture of the Future Home Experience

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INDIANAPOLIS (August 12,2015) – CEDIA EXPO is the epicenter of the future home experience providing attendees the opportunity to prepare and understand the trends that will drive the future of the industry and their business. The vision of the future extends from the opening keynote, to the show floor, the classroom, and beyond. “We always […]

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Bill Skaer Named as 2015 CEDIA Fellow Inductee

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INDIANAPOLIS (August 17, 2015 ) – CEDIA has announced that Bill Skaer, dedicated CEDIA volunteer, past board member, and recipient of CEDIA’s Lifetime Achievement award will be inducted into its prestigious Fellows program, which honors longtime CEDIA members and volunteers who have contributed significantly to the association’s success. “Bill has been a dedicated champion of […]

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Araknis Networks Presents Full Commercial-Grade Networking Solution

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Araknis Networks® products were engineered to deliver quick, reliable performance in any environment. Through their newest commercial-grade routers, switches, and wireless access points, they have streamlined the networking process for professional installers and consumers alike. Araknis Networks is the property of Charlotte-based SnapAV, a designer, manufacturer and exclusive source of more than 1,800 electronic home […]

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Resolution Acoustics Ships Tower Acoustic Treatment Systems

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Resolution Acoustics, known as a manufacturer of acoustic-treatment systems, is shipping its new patent-pending Towers, made in the US. Before-and-after room measurements have proven that the Towers positively affect broadband frequencies down into the mid-20Hz range, dramatically reducing the time decay of fundamental and harmonic frequencies, lowering the modal peaks and bringing up the dips […]

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CEDIA 2015 to Showcase Full Picture of the Future Home Experience

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CEDIA EXPO is the epicenter of the future home experience providing attendees the opportunity to prepare and understand the trends that will drive the future of the industry and their business. The vision of the future extends from the opening keynote, to the show floor, the classroom, and beyond. “We always want attendees to leave […]

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BenQ Releases Curved XR3501 35″ Monitor

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BenQ America today introduced the XR3501 — a curved 35” LCD display with a 144-Hz refresh rate, a 21:9 aspect ratio and it’s integrated with BenQ’s RevolutionEyes technology. BenQ’s XR3501 monitor has over 20 options for color vibrance, the VA panel, according to BenQ, provides higher color reproduction with better viewing angles. Users can also […]

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Martin Audio Makes CDD Loudspeaker Management System and EASE Data Available

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The new DX0.5 2×6 speaker processor from Martin Audio, offering EQ, crossover, processing and system protection, is designed to provide optimization for both passive and powered loudspeaker systems. Each input and output is loaded with a wide range of digital processing including flexible EQ, crossover, delay and limiting solutions. It delivers everything needed to professionally […]

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CEDIA Expo Opens Registration to Attendees

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CEDIA, the industry’s only custom-install show exclusively for the residential systems market, opens registration on its fall show today! Even if you’re in the commercial AV market, you will love these home-toys and the opportunity to understand what is driving the residential market. And, it will also help you understand IT/AV better as the HomeAV […]

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Futurist Michael Rogers to Deliver CEDIA EXPO Opening Keynote

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CEDIA has announced that famed futurist, award-winning investigative journalist and world-renowned speaker Michael Rogers will deliver the 2015 CEDIA EXPO Opening Keynote. Michael Rogers is an author, futurist and technology pioneer who recently completed two years as futurist-in-residence for The New York Times. He is a columnist for MSNBC.com and his consultancy, Practical Futurist, helps […]

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James Loudspeaker Intros Slim Profile Aluminum SLT3 SoundBar Series

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James Loudspeaker has added a new series of slim, 3″-profile, full-range SoundBars called the SLT3 Series. Intended for vertical applications on either side of a TV, the compact 3.15-inch wide/4.75-inch deep form factor (height measurement customized for each TV) uses four proprietary 3.5-inch aluminum woofers. The James Loudspeaker SLT3CS sound bar pair provides audio for […]

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Denon Announces New HEOS HomeCinema: A Wireless Soundbar and Subwoofer System

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Everyone knows — even though Denon doesn’t name them by name, that HEOS is targeted at taking over the SONOS market. And, to do that, Denon was short one critical component that the company just launched: a soundbar. And, to take another shot at SONOS, Denon also launched a subwoofer. Denon’s new HEOS HomeCinema wireless […]

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